Height

Hydration at height

19 October, 2007 | Supplied by: SpanSet Australia Ltd

SpanSet has an agreement with the hydration experts in Australia to incorporate the CamelBak reservoirs into harnesses and miners belts.


Edge protection system

21 September, 2007 | Supplied by: Solid Dynamics

To speed up installation and reduce labour costs, Kee Klamp has developed a new rail fitting as a standard component of its KeeGuard roof edge protection system. The fitting allows the system's horizontal guardrail to be placed in the saddle of the open fitting, rather than through it before being secured with a grub screw in the normal fashion.


Corrosion-resistant safety step platform

20 August, 2007 | Supplied by: Fluidminds Pty Ltd

Branach has released a corrosion-resistant version of its safety step platform.


Falls from heights a deadly issue

05 July, 2007

ACT WorkCover stated that Coroner, Maria Doogan found the 2004 death of a worker on an ACT construction site was due to the employer’s failure to provide fall protection.


Government report on workplace fatalities

03 July, 2007

The ‘Notified Fatalities Collection’, initiated by the federal government’s Australian Safety and Compensation Council (ASCC), obtains records of Australian work-related fatalities for both employees and self-employed workers.


Man dies in hospital after city fall

27 June, 2007

A 35-year-old window cleaner has died in hospital after falling about 12 metres from an office building.


Real-time inspection

21 May, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The i-Safe Intelligent Safety System is RFID-equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to maximise the effectiveness and minimise the total cost of safety programs.


Height safety warning follows three incidents in Vic

11 May, 2007

WorkSafe Vic has issued a general warning on working at height following two height-related fatalities and two injuries in the past week.


Scaffolding licence changes

27 April, 2007

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has reported changes to licensing requirements for workers involved in scaffolding, rigging, crane operation, pressure equipment or loadshifting equipment.


Intelligent safety system

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

DBI-SALA introduces i-Safe, a revolutionary safety system delivering real-time solutions for inspection, inventory control and information management. i-Safe combines RFID equipped fall protection equipment with web-based information management to simplify the management of safety programs.


Height safety beats the heat at Gainsborough

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: Workplace Access & Safety Pty Ltd

The heat was on at Gainsborough Hardware Industries quite literally when a faulty air conditioner remained at a standstill all last summer until height safety systems were installed on a brittle roof


Harnesses and lanyards

19 April, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.spanset.com.au/

Introducing the new BLUE range of harnesses and lanyards from SpanSet. Made in Australia, these AS/NZ 1891.1 approved premium harnesses and lanyards are manufactured to ensure comfort, safety and practicality. The soft, breathable composite mesh and foam padding gives the harness form, virtually eliminates tangling and enhances the likelihood of correct fitting. All BLUE lanyards are made using lightweight yet robust double-action snap hooks and scaffold hooks and are available in plain webbing, stitch swaged kernmantle rescue standard rope or in elastic configurations.


Post fall rescue kit

20 March, 2007 | Supplied by: http://www.spanset.com.au/

Work at height - is your risk assessment complete?


Height safety training

25 January, 2007 by Wendy Cramer

Falling from height continues to be one of the most common causes of workplace injury and fatality in Australia. Would specific, accredited training reduce these statistics?


Frontal fall arrest harness

25 January, 2007 | Supplied by: 3M Fall Protection

The AB119/2AU harness has been created by Protecta in response to market demand for a frontal attachment point to the recently-released tower workers harness.


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